• VESSEL REVIEW | Ecklonia – Eight-metre diving/patrol RHIB for south-east Australian parks department

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ecklonia – Eight-metre diving/patrol RHIB for south-east Australian parks department

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman

    VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ocean Swell X – Highly automated, beamy lobster boat for Atlantic Canada

    VESSEL REVIEW | Ocean Swell X – Highly automated, beamy lobster boat for Atlantic Canada

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea

    VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska

    VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska

  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ecklonia – Eight-metre diving/patrol RHIB for south-east Australian parks department
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Télémaque – New scallop fisher and trawler for fifth-generation French fisherman
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Ocean Swell X – Highly automated, beamy lobster boat for Atlantic Canada
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Janne-Kristin and Iris – State-of-the-art trawler pair for the North Sea
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Unique sockeye-fishing pair for Alaska
BOOK REVIEW | Octopus Crowd – Maritime History and the Business of Australian Pearling in its Schooner Age

BOOK REVIEW | Octopus Crowd – Maritime History and the Business of Australian Pearling in its Schooner Age

By Neil Baird

The importance of pearling to the maritime history of Australia is oft forgotten. Without the expensive marketing campaigns of a handful of modern cultured pearl producing companies, most Australians would be unaware that pearls have ever been produced in their country. In reality, as this excellent book makes very clear, ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
AWARDS 2019 | Best Steering Supplier – Palmarine

AWARDS 2019 | Best Steering Supplier – Palmarine

By Baird Maritime

Best Steering Supplier – Palmarine Palmarine went international many years ago when it moved from Sydney to Singapore. Originally well known in Australia for its versatile, innovative and high quality hydraulic steering systems for fishing boats, tugs, ferries and other commercial vessels, it is now very much a global ..

BAIRD MARITIME AWARDS
Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” Awards

By Alex Baird

Welcome to the Baird Maritime “Best of 2019” awards. When it came to deciding the winners for 2019, we again turned to the blueprint originally devised seven years ago. With only minor tweaks and improvements, the judging criteria have largely remained unchanged. For the best marine equipment suppliers, market ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

EDITORIAL | Naval architecture, a fast developing art and science

By Neil Baird

Naval architecture is arguably one of the world’s oldest professions. There is ample evidence of it existing for more than five millennia! And, like many other professions, even, perhaps, the oldest, it has always combined the best of science and art. As the maritime world transformed from sails and galley slaves through ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

By Alex Baird

It’s everything naval architecture this week and next at BairdMaritime.com as we visit all four corners of the globe to bring you the latest news, vessel reviews, features and opinion pieces covering all aspects of maritime design. Design • Testing • Analysis • Software • Engineering Remember to come back ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
COLUMN | Who will catch the fish? [Fishing for a Living]

COLUMN | Who will catch the fish? [Fishing for a Living]

By Alan Haig-Brown

I often find myself joining the cause of fishermen around the world lamenting the lack of consultation by government scientists and bureaucrats with legitimate fishermen. The governing bodies define total allowable catches and negotiate international boundaries or close areas to create marine parks. Sometimes there will be ..

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

Welcome to Tug and Salvage Week!

For the past three or four years the Baird Maritime portal has seemingly featured news about newly launched tugs almost daily. Interestingly, the tug sector is apparently ..